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Tell Again Tuesday

A blog series where we shamelessly share posts from others that we have enjoyed.

7 Elements of Historical Fiction

Posted by awriterofhistory in Historical Fiction, Inside Historical Fiction, Writing Historical Fiction

All writers of fiction have to consider seven critical elements: character, dialogue, setting, theme, plot, conflict, and world building. While every story succeeds or disappoints on the basis of these elements, historical fiction has the added challenge of bringing the past to life.

Since I work best by example, I’m developing an explanation of the seven elements in the context of historical fiction.

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